Welcome David Ryan, Our Second Summer News Apps Apprentice

cqatMnsBThis week we're excited to welcome our second summer news apps apprentice, David Ryan, to the INN Nerds team.

David is a journalist and developer studying at The Cronkite School at Arizona State University. He's an avid news consumer passionate about design and technologies that enable creators and consumers.

Most recently David was the Engagement Editor and Front-End Developer for the 2014 News21 investigation into gun rights and regulations. As part of the team in the Public Insight Network bureau, David tested new methods of engagement around news topics, added major publishing partners for News21 and grew News21’s social media following.

Prior to News21, David was a summer intern with the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting  assisting on a public safety investigation. He also built digital products and advised student startups in the Gannett New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab and lead a redesign and migration of Forrester Research's intranet.

Find David on Twitter at @dryanmedia or email him at david@inn.org.

We're excited to have David with us for the summer and we hope you'll join us in welcoming him!